Posts Tagged ‘Doctor Patient Relationship’

Sharecare Helps to Engage and Empower Consumers with Mobile Health App-AskMD

Thursday, December 12, 2013 13:51 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

From digital to doctor with a click on your iPhone or iPod touch
Self-diagnosing is not a good idea, but arming yourself with accurate, credible and trustworthy information is a great idea.
It’s such an exciting time in health care today. Digital technology helps to empower and engage consumers to take charge […]

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Mobile Health-The Kaiser Way-An Interview with Bernard Tyson

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 11:14 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
A Candid Interview with Bernard Tyson
“It’s something our members wanted, they have it and they love it,” said Kaiser Permanente’s President and CEO Bernard J. Tyson, in a recent telephone interview. The “it” Mr. Tyson is referring to is the digital technology that allows Kaiser Permanente members to email their […]

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Patient Engagement and Health IT – Social Media Voices

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 11:57 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Four active social media influencers share their voices to define patient engagement and comment on why digital technology is important for the doctor/patient and caregiver relationship.
What is patient engagement and how important is digital technology for the doctor/patient relationship?

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Jody Schoger
@jodyms
Writer, blogger. Optimist. Cancer Advocate. Working for a better […]

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When Doctors and Nurses Work Together

Monday, November 1, 2010 11:11 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

From KevinMD’s medical blog, in a recent post, Kevin Pho, MD answers the question, “Is the doctor-patient relationship really more sacrosanct than the nurse-patient relationship?” posed by Theresa Brown from the Well Blog, The New York Times Health Blog.
The answer is “clearly no” writes Pho.
Physicians have the ultimate responsibility for […]

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